The Big-Z/Chris Erwin State Farm Scholar Athletes of the Week have been announced for this week.
>>Female scholar athlete of the week -- Kaylee Eaton, C.M. Eagles senior girls basketball player. Eaton and the Lady Eagles went 5-and-0 while winning the season-opening Taylorville Holiday Tournament championship.
The Eagles senior scored 18.4 ppg (92-points) in the 5 tourney games. She had 24 points in the 72-44 win over Hillsboro last Friday, November 24. Kaylee is 15-for-30 from the 3-point line to start the season. She was named to the all-tourney team at Taylorville along with teammates Alaira Tyus & Kourtland Tyus.
>>Male scholar athlete of the week -- Jaquan Adams, C.M. Eagles senior boys basketball player. Adams and the Eagles went 4-and-0 while winning the season-opening Triad Holiday Tournament title.
The Eagles senior averaged 21.8 ppg (87-points) and 11.0 rpg (44-rebounds) in the team's 4 tournament games. He scored 27 points against Granite City (in the 69-62 win) last Wednesday, November 22. In that game against Granite, Jaquan went over 1,000 points in his prep career at Civic Memorial. Adams was named to the all-tourney team in the Triad Holiday Tournament.
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